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Matt Deely
Set and Costume Designer

I studied Theatre design at Motley. I assisted designer Carl Tomms on 'India Ink' Aldwich and 'Three Tall Women' Albery. I then worked with designer Stefanos Lazaridis on over 20 operas, most notable, 'Lohengrin' Bayreuth Festival, 'Faust' Munich, 'Macbeth' Zurich, 'Midsummer Night’s Dream' Venice, 'Greek Passion', 'Wozzeck' and Wagner’s 'Ring Cycle' at the Royal Opera House, ‘Turn of the screw’ Brussels and the 'Italian Season' ENO 2000.
Co-Designed 'Beethoven’s Symphony no.9' and 'Romeo & Juliet' K-Ballet Tokyo with Yolanda Sonnabend, other designs include '2Graves'-Arts theatre, 'Pas, Pas moi, Va et vient' - TNP Lyon, 'Petra von Kant' Southwark playhouse , 'Ali to Karim' USA tour, 2 Royal Opera House education projects 'Sun & Heir' and 'On the Rim of the World'(co-designed with Becs Andrews), and more recently 'To the Stars and Beyond' Splash 2010, Royal Festival Hall. Currently the Design partner on an education project at Opera North.
I teach part time on the Motley Theatre design course.